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What do lessons involve?

  • Individual lessons once a week

  • Recitals twice a year

  • Opportunities including local performances, workshops, summer institutes, summer camps, and local student orchestra programs


Parents do not need to have any prior musical training, only a commitment to attend each lesson and to practice with their child at home daily. Each lesson integrates hands-on coaching and detailed instruction so you can be a confident home teacher for your child between weekly lessons. Carefully structured lessons using activities and games with small, success-oriented steps invite you and your child to enjoy the process of learning to play the violin together.





Folk songs, classical songs, fiddle tunes, memorization, ear-training, basic music reading, basic music theory, and an introduction to music history, as well as graduation parties as your child completes each book of the repertoire.

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